by Brian Zylstra | October 19th, 2012
With “voting season” now underway, here is a chance to vote on something else while you ponder what’s on your General Election ballot.
It’s time to vote on the October edition of Archives treasures, which features three interesting, rare or just plain cool items found in our State Archives. Now, let’s meet the three candidates:
1) Photos of Gov. Evans’ successful climb of Mount Rainier in 1965.
2) Photos from the 1962 Columbus Day Storm, which is regarded as the most destructive storm on record to strike the Pacific Northwest.
3) Territorial Gov. Moore’s proclamation for the 1889 General Election, which resulted in Washington voters ratifying the state constitution, a key step in Washington becoming the 42nd state in November 1889.
The online poll is now open, so take a moment to learn more about these three treasures and then choose your favorite. The poll closes Monday at noon, so don’t forget to vote!
What is your favorite October Archives treasure?
- Proclamation for 1889 General Election (43%)
- Photos of 1962 Columbus Day Storm (32%)
- Photos of Gov. Evans climbing Mount Rainier (25%)
Total Voters: 69